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PIA deny fire in Airbus engine, announces medal for the pilot

PIA has denied reports carried by some TV channels of eruption of fire in the engine of London bound airbus and said it was not true.
PIA spokesman said PIA flight PK–787 Karachi – London took off normally from Jinnah International Airport at 11:25 am and safely landed back at 12:20 pm. PIA spokesman said here on Sunday.
He said that the aeroplane Airbus A-310 was airborne for about 55 minutes. Capt Ahmed Saeed noticed that one of the two engine malfunctioned and the Safety procedure demanded that the aircraft had to be land back. The pilot skillfully made safe landing at Karachi. The airbus is designed to safely take off and land back on one engine. PIA management announced a medal for the operating pilot for his professionalism and for observing the safety procedures.
The PIA engineering took control of the aircraft and started checking the engine, which would take time. An aircraft was available, so the passengers were boarded on another plane. Some of the TV channels wrongly reported about fire on the aircraft, which is not true. PIA spokesman added.
Later, PK 787 with 147 passengers and crew on board took off for London at 03:15 pm and will reach Heathrow Airport at 07:15 pm local time Sunday.



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  1. Nazia said:

    PIA has denied reports carried by some TV channels of eruption of fire in the engine of London bound airbus and said it was not true.
    yes surely it was not true as pilots want to show his bravery and technical skills so he landed back after some acrobatic show and delayed this flight for 12 hours.

    sorry we cant judge the caliber of our pilots but this way we can see their performance.

    Kuch sher day loog bhee pagal thay
    kuch hamay bhee medal lenay ka shoq tha.

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